Police have forwarded an application to take councillor of Dhaka South's ward No 30 Erfan Salim on seven-day remand in a case filed on charge of "attacking" Lt Wasif Ahmed Khan of Bangladesh Navy in Dhanmondi area of Dhaka on Sunday night.
Abdullah Hill Kafi, additional deputy commissioner of Dhanmondi Zone, confirmed the information.However, a Dhaka court placed Erfan Salim’s personal assistant A B Siddique Dipu on a three-day remand on Tuesday.
RAB detained Erfan from his father’s residence at Devdas Lane of Swarighat in Old Dhaka on Monday afternoon following a case filed with Dhanmondi Police Station by Lieutenant Wasif Ahmed Khan of Bangladesh Navy for assaulting him.
A mobile court of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday sentenced Erfan Salim and his bodyguard Zahid to one year in jail for possessing illegal walkie-talkies and drinking liquor.
Two separate cases will be filed at the local police station -- one under the Arms Act and another under Narcotics Control Act -- against the duo.
Two firearms, 38 walkie-talkies and liquor were recovered from the house during the drive.